Hyundai, Kia Fuel Economy Class Action Settlement Approved

On Thursday, a California federal judge preliminarily approved a class action settlement that will resolve allegations that Hyundai Motor America and Kia Motors America overstated the fuel efficiency of some of their vehicles. The class action settlement, if it receives final approval,… Read More »

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Lipitor Diabetes MDL Heads to Next Step After Key Meeting

The Lipitor MDL — the group litigation over the cholesterol drug allegedly increasing the risk of developing diabetes — is moving forward following a big step in the legal process. A key meeting for the Lipitor MDL was held last week to... Read More »

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J&J Seeks Baby Powder Cancer Class Action Lawsuit Dismissal

Johnson & Johnson filed a motion to dismiss a baby powder cancer class action lawsuit in Illinois federal court last week, claiming the lead plaintiff did not demonstrate that she had suffered personal injury from using the talc powder. Lead plaintiff Barbara... Read More »

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NHL Concussion Class Action Lawsuits Consolidated, Sent to Minn.

On Tuesday, three class action lawsuits alleging concussion injuries in the National Hockey League were consolidated by the U.S. Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation and sent to Minnesota. Lead plaintiffs, 10 former NHL hockey players, alleged in their class action lawsuits that the… Read More »

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Dilantin SJS Lawsuits Allege Drug Makers Didn’t Warn Public

While the anti-seizure drug Dilantin can be a godsend, some patients suffer life-threatening complications such as Stevens Johnson Syndrome (SJS), resulting in Dilantin SJS lawsuits. Dilantin is an anticonvulsant, a drug that can help treat some of the most common types of... Read More »

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Federal Gov. Wants NSA Data Collection Class Action Lawsuit Dismissed

Government attorneys have asked a Washington, D.C. federal judge to dismiss one of the three lawsuits filed against the federal government including President Barack Obama about whether or not the collection of personal information by the National Security Agency is constitutional. The… Read More »

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Study: Isolation Bags May Increase Safety of Power Morcellator Devices

New research suggests that using inflated tissue collection bags during hysterectomy procedures, while using morcellator devices, may significantly reduce the risks of uterine sarcoma. This research was conducted due to the rising number of cancer cases in association with power morcellator devices.... Read More »

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